broadbrim

[brawd-brim]
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noun

a hat with a broad, flat brim, as that worn by Quakers.
(initial capital letter) Slang. a Quaker.

Origin of broadbrim

First recorded in 1680–90; broad + brim1
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broadbrim

noun

a broad-brimmed hat, esp one worn by the Quakers in the 17th century
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